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baffle - frustrate; perplex
misanthrope - one who hates mankind; misanthropist
avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
frantic - wild; distraught as from fear or worry; Ex. frantic with fear
fickle - changeable (in affections or friendship); faithless
Machiavellian - crafty; double-dealing; of the political doctrine of Machiavelli, which holds that craft and deceit are justified in pursuing political power
filch - steal (things of small value)
wither - (of a plant) dry up from loss of moisture; lose freshness; shrivel; decay
diurnal - daily; occurring during the daytime
gambol - romp; skip about; leap about playfully; frolic; N.